17/07/2005 || 2005 Junior World Championships: Relay – Story ||News||

Norwegians felt as though they were at home

Norway has never had a better Junior World Championship than in Switzerland. The runners felt as though they were at home in an incredible relay event. “It was Norwegian terrain on the relay”, says Per Olav Gulbrandsen, the national coach.


16/07/2005 || 2005 Junior World Championships: Relay ||News||

Two more Golds for Norway

Norway was again successful in the JWOC Relay, winning both women´s and men´s classes. Both victories were by convincing margins.


15/07/2005 || 2005 Junior World Championships: Long Final – More Stories ||News||

From Bottom to Top Mari Fasting spent some hours on the beach after the middle distance, although that wasn’t much appreciated by the team leaders. But because of the visit to the beach, she became the World Champion. “I was at the beach for a long while, maybe about four hours. I don’t think that […]


13/07/2005 || 2005 Junior World Championships: Middle Final – More Stories ||News||

His goal for the last four years

Ever since Switzerland was awarded the JWOC 4 years ago, Fabian Hertner has had a JWOC gold medal as his goal. Today he achieved a brilliant victory at middle distance.


13/07/2005 || 2005 Junior World Championships: Middle Final – Pre-race Favourite Hertner Sweeps to Victory ||News||

Fabian Hertner, Switzerland stormed round the course in today’s middle distance Final to take victory by 1m 15s over Frenchman Philippe Adamski. Hertner, 7th at long distance in last year’s JWOC, was regarded as the favourite to take the title and he achieved this in fine style. The bronze medal went to the Finnish runner Hannu Airila.


08/07/2005 || 2005 Junior World Championships: Junior Elite heading for Switzerland ||News||

Junior elite runners from 36 nations are converging this weekend on the town of Tenero, in the southernmost part of Switzerland close to the border with Italy, for the 2005 Junior World Championships (JWOC).


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